Tag Archives: animal cruelty

Trump Gets Bill To Make Animal Abuse A Federal Crime

ABC News reports: The U.S. Senate has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The Senate unanimously passed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, which criminalizes certain acts of animal cruelty. The bipartisan bill will now be sent to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature. “Passing this legislation is a major victory …

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One Year In Jail For Infamous Dumper Of Puppies

The Desert News reports: Deborah Sue Culwell, the Southern California woman who was recorded tossing seven 3-day-old puppies into a recycling bin behind an auto parts business in April, pleaded guilty in court Wednesday afternoon to all counts related to the case. She was sentenced to 365 days in county jail, although 90 of those days will be under a …

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EPA Approves Use Of “Cyanide Bombs” Against Wildlife

CBS News reports: The Environmental Protection Agency has recently reauthorized the use of controversial chemical traps to kill coyotes, dogs, foxes and other wild animals across the U.S. These “cyanide bombs” are meant to protect livestock although some environmental groups are calling for a nationwide ban and saying they are inhumane. According to a recent interim decision, EPA officials approved …

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NEW YORK: Legislators Pass Ban On Declawing Cats

The New York Times reports: New York lawmakers on Tuesday passed a ban on cat declawing, putting the state on the cusp of being the first to outlaw the procedure. The bill, which had been fought for several years by some veterinary groups, would outlaw several types of declawing surgeries except in cases of medical necessity, and forbid any such …

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Trump Organizer Charged With Animal Cruelty After 136 Abused Dogs Found In California Mansion [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: An investigation was underway Thursday after 136 dogs were found living in reportedly deplorable conditions in a multi million-dollar home in Orange County, California. Officers were called to the home in the 3800 block of East Woodbine Avenue around 2:20 p.m. They found dogs living in filthy conditions and began removing them one-by-one from the home, some …

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